綻 means 'unravel'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 2128   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-41    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 4 words   Used in 11 words   Used in 3 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   ほころびる to unravel, come apart
Kun    ほころ to begin to open
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What do ripped seams and budding flowers have in common? What does it mean for a face to come apart at the seams? Learn those answers, as well as various words that apply when governments and companies collapse economically. See why some refer to Japan as a failed state and are predicting a national financial collapse, and find out how to say "America is unraveling."
⿰   thread   determined  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 綻 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 綻 is used 11 times, read 2 ways.
タン : 6 words FIND ALL
failure; bankruptcy
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ほころびる : 5 words FIND ALL
Most common form: ほころびる
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to come apart at the seams; to be ripped; to be torn  (see also: 綻ぶ; often written with kana only)
2. to begin to open; to begin to bloom  (see also: 綻ぶ; often written with kana only)
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タン   ほころびる to unravel, come apart   
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テイ   ジョウ   determined   さだ decidedly, truly   さだめる to decide, determine   さだまる to be determined   
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ヒキ    roll / bolt of cloth   
シ   いと thread   
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